Microservices
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 6 months to 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 68 49 29
Rank change year-on-year -19 -20 0
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 3,676 5,635 15,174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.63% 5.75% 9.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 6.01% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,722 3,438 5,474
10th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £46,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £58,750 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% +11.11%
75th Percentile £83,750 £95,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,206 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.32% +12.50% +9.09%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Microservices is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85,719 93,735 157,244
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 84.61% 95.58% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 60,185 55,235 82,763
10th Percentile £29,250 £34,000 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +9.38%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices.

Salary trend for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England -22 2,900 £65,000 -18.75% 818
UK excluding London +12 2,570 £61,206 -9.32% 573
Work from Home -8 1,841 £62,500 -16.67% 662
London -33 1,014 £82,500 -2.94% 443
Scotland -9 613 £65,000 -3.89% 37
South East -17 587 £60,000 -11.11% 230
North of England +26 583 £61,603 -8.74% 153
Midlands +24 284 £60,000 -4.00% 65
South West +19 280 £60,250 -12.01% 41
North West -15 273 £65,000 - 92
Yorkshire +69 233 £61,206 -12.56% 44
West Midlands +51 183 £65,000 +8.33% 31
East of England -14 145 £65,000 -7.14% 23
East Midlands -18 101 £55,000 -21.43% 33
North East +16 77 £61,206 -12.56% 18
Wales -3 44 £52,500 -12.50% 11
Northern Ireland +4 33 £65,000 +34.02% 14
Isle of Man - 4 £82,500 - 1

Microservices
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 200 (5.44%) Apache Spark
2 98 (2.67%) FileNet
3 74 (2.01%) Apache Airflow
4 64 (1.74%) Apache
5 58 (1.58%) Confluence
6 41 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 21 (0.57%) GemFire
8 18 (0.49%) CMS
8 18 (0.49%) nginx
9 17 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.33%) JBoss
10 12 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.30%) Microsoft Exchange
12 10 (0.27%) Red Hat Fuse
13 7 (0.19%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.19%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.16%) Kentico
14 6 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.16%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 17 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (0.44%) Simulink
3 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.082%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.027%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.027%) Sketch
5 1 (0.027%) UXPin
5 1 (0.027%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 30 (0.82%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 11 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.11%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.082%) Magento
5 1 (0.027%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.027%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1,761 (47.91%) Azure
2 1,695 (46.11%) AWS
3 400 (10.88%) Serverless
4 282 (7.67%) GCP
5 247 (6.72%) SaaS
6 231 (6.28%) Azure DevOps
7 200 (5.44%) AWS Lambda
8 169 (4.60%) Amazon S3
9 157 (4.27%) Amazon EKS
10 154 (4.19%) GitHub
11 112 (3.05%) Amazon ECS
12 104 (2.83%) PaaS
13 86 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 84 (2.29%) IaaS
15 81 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
16 65 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
17 53 (1.44%) OpenShift
18 48 (1.31%) Azure Functions
18 48 (1.31%) BlazeMeter
19 47 (1.28%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.37%) Internet
2 57 (1.55%) HTTP
3 55 (1.50%) DNS
4 47 (1.28%) Firewall
5 35 (0.95%) AMQP
6 21 (0.57%) MQTT
7 17 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.44%) Hyperconnected
9 15 (0.41%) Network Security
10 7 (0.19%) SD-WAN
10 7 (0.19%) WAN
11 6 (0.16%) VPN
12 5 (0.14%) DHCP
13 3 (0.082%) 4G
13 3 (0.082%) 5G
13 3 (0.082%) GPRS
13 3 (0.082%) SMS
13 3 (0.082%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.082%) Wireless
14 2 (0.054%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 851 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 527 (14.34%) NoSQL
3 430 (11.70%) MongoDB
4 387 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
5 275 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
6 223 (6.07%) Relational Database
7 200 (5.44%) MySQL
8 140 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 132 (3.59%) Big Data
10 115 (3.13%) Hadoop
11 105 (2.86%) Redis
12 90 (2.45%) Apache Hive
13 72 (1.96%) HBase
14 71 (1.93%) DynamoDB
15 57 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
16 54 (1.47%) RDBMS
17 35 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
17 35 (0.95%) Oracle Database
18 32 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
19 29 (0.79%) CockroachDB
Development Applications
1 491 (13.36%) Git
2 354 (9.63%) Jenkins
3 180 (4.90%) JUnit
4 114 (3.10%) JIRA
5 103 (2.80%) GitLab
6 67 (1.82%) Maven
7 64 (1.74%) Jasmine
8 59 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 59 (1.61%) Mockito
8 59 (1.61%) Selenium
9 57 (1.55%) Bitbucket Server
10 47 (1.28%) Visual Studio
11 43 (1.17%) JMeter
12 41 (1.12%) Cypress.io
13 35 (0.95%) NUnit
14 30 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
15 29 (0.79%) CircleCI
15 29 (0.79%) Jaeger
15 29 (0.79%) TeamCity
16 28 (0.76%) Postman
General
1 1,074 (29.22%) Finance
2 605 (16.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 566 (15.40%) Social Skills
4 549 (14.93%) Law
5 320 (8.71%) Marketing
6 282 (7.67%) Banking
7 220 (5.98%) Legal
8 211 (5.74%) Public Sector
9 160 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
10 136 (3.70%) Retail
11 109 (2.97%) Financial Institution
12 84 (2.29%) Investment Banking
13 67 (1.82%) Games
14 57 (1.55%) Aerospace
15 42 (1.14%) Front Office
15 42 (1.14%) Tech for Good
16 37 (1.01%) Retail Banking
17 33 (0.90%) Advertising
18 31 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
19 30 (0.82%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 1,737 (47.25%) Developer
2 895 (24.35%) .NET Developer
3 872 (23.72%) Software Engineer
4 682 (18.55%) Senior
5 485 (13.19%) Lead
6 446 (12.13%) Architect
7 380 (10.34%) Java Engineer
8 345 (9.39%) C# Developer
9 309 (8.41%) Java Software Engineer
10 304 (8.27%) Senior Developer
11 288 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
12 275 (7.48%) Java Developer
13 244 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
14 211 (5.74%) Senior Software Engineer
15 178 (4.84%) Full Stack Engineer
16 173 (4.71%) Software Developer
17 149 (4.05%) Lead Software Engineer
18 147 (4.00%) Full Stack Software Engineer
19 115 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
20 107 (2.91%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,379 (37.51%) .NET
2 1,144 (31.12%) AngularJS
3 925 (25.16%) React
4 802 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 785 (21.35%) .NET Core
6 740 (20.13%) ASP.NET
7 663 (18.04%) Spring
8 636 (17.30%) Node.js
9 623 (16.95%) .NET Framework
10 571 (15.53%) Entity Framework
11 555 (15.10%) RESTful
12 548 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 531 (14.45%) Kafka
14 527 (14.34%) Spring Boot
15 435 (11.83%) Vue
16 423 (11.51%) HTML
17 394 (10.72%) REST
18 272 (7.40%) CSS
19 215 (5.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 206 (5.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 439 (11.94%) Cloud Native
2 193 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
3 185 (5.03%) Algorithms
4 170 (4.62%) Distributed Systems
5 161 (4.38%) Public Cloud
6 100 (2.72%) Mobile App
7 98 (2.67%) Product Ownership
8 89 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 87 (2.37%) Management Information System
10 72 (1.96%) Client/Server
11 62 (1.69%) Social Media
12 61 (1.66%) Data Structures
12 61 (1.66%) IoT
13 56 (1.52%) Social Network
14 55 (1.50%) Distributed Applications
15 54 (1.47%) Legacy Systems
16 43 (1.17%) Blog
17 40 (1.09%) iPhone
18 36 (0.98%) Reference Data
19 35 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 188 (5.11%) Linux
2 106 (2.88%) Unix
3 88 (2.39%) Android
4 77 (2.09%) Windows
5 51 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (1.28%) Ubuntu
7 45 (1.22%) CentOS
8 30 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 28 (0.76%) Debian
10 21 (0.57%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.082%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.054%) VMS
12 2 (0.054%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.027%) Solaris
13 1 (0.027%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,251 (61.24%) Agile
2 1,262 (34.33%) Software Engineering
3 1,246 (33.90%) Full Stack Development
4 1,058 (28.78%) CI/CD
5 863 (23.48%) DevOps
6 785 (21.35%) TDD
7 688 (18.72%) SDLC
8 667 (18.14%) MVC
9 627 (17.06%) Scrum
10 470 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
11 451 (12.27%) Artificial Intelligence
12 448 (12.19%) BDD
13 442 (12.02%) Machine Learning
14 438 (11.92%) Kanban
15 411 (11.18%) Mentoring
16 401 (10.91%) Test Automation
17 391 (10.64%) Containerisation
18 371 (10.09%) Operational Stability
19 367 (9.98%) Computer Science
20 328 (8.92%) Design Patterns
Programming Languages
1 1,408 (38.30%) Java
2 1,349 (36.70%) C#
3 1,218 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 806 (21.93%) SQL
5 689 (18.74%) TypeScript
6 651 (17.71%) Python
7 145 (3.94%) Go
8 89 (2.42%) Kotlin
9 79 (2.15%) PHP
10 69 (1.88%) PL/SQL
11 58 (1.58%) C++
12 52 (1.41%) Scala
13 51 (1.39%) Bash
14 48 (1.31%) Ruby
15 46 (1.25%) PowerShell
16 40 (1.09%) C
17 33 (0.90%) Perl
17 33 (0.90%) T-SQL
18 32 (0.87%) Shell Script
19 26 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 338 (9.19%) Degree
2 217 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 194 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 182 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 94 (2.56%) Master's Degree
6 79 (2.15%) AWS Certification
7 57 (1.55%) TOGAF Certification
8 52 (1.41%) Azure Certification
9 45 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 38 (1.03%) DV Cleared
11 32 (0.87%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 24 (0.65%) PMI Certification
13 20 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (0.49%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
15 15 (0.41%) AWS Certified Developer
16 14 (0.38%) DBS Check
17 13 (0.35%) PhD
18 7 (0.19%) CISSP
19 6 (0.16%) CIPD
20 5 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (4.60%) QA
2 44 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 41 (1.12%) Accessibility
4 29 (0.79%) GDPR
5 13 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.33%) SLA
7 11 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.30%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.22%) PSD2
9 7 (0.19%) WCAG
10 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.16%) SEPA
11 5 (0.14%) GRC
12 3 (0.082%) MiFID
12 3 (0.082%) PMO
13 2 (0.054%) EMIR
13 2 (0.054%) NIST
14 1 (0.027%) SNOMED CT
14 1 (0.027%) SOC 2
14 1 (0.027%) Solvency II
System Software
1 712 (19.37%) Docker
2 79 (2.15%) HDFS
3 54 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
4 36 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.73%) Active Directory
6 20 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.24%) Firmware
8 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 885 (24.08%) Kubernetes
2 349 (9.49%) Terraform
3 159 (4.33%) Ansible
4 113 (3.07%) Grafana
5 58 (1.58%) Prometheus
6 53 (1.44%) Puppet
7 42 (1.14%) Kibana
8 21 (0.57%) HAProxy
8 21 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
8 21 (0.57%) Zipkin
9 15 (0.41%) Consul
10 12 (0.33%) Progress Chef
11 10 (0.27%) MIIS
12 8 (0.22%) Istio
12 8 (0.22%) Kiali
13 6 (0.16%) Argo
14 5 (0.14%) Rancher
14 5 (0.14%) SCOM
15 3 (0.082%) Nessus
15 3 (0.082%) Nmap
Vendors
1 872 (23.72%) Microsoft
2 266 (7.24%) Oracle
3 238 (6.47%) Google
4 96 (2.61%) Databricks
5 92 (2.50%) Splunk
6 74 (2.01%) Cloudera
6 74 (2.01%) Dynatrace
7 58 (1.58%) Facebook
8 56 (1.52%) Informatica
9 41 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 41 (1.12%) WSO2
10 34 (0.92%) Salesforce
11 33 (0.90%) Apple
11 33 (0.90%) Sony
11 33 (0.90%) Sparx
11 33 (0.90%) Yahoo!
12 29 (0.79%) IBM
13 28 (0.76%) SaltStack
14 26 (0.71%) YouTube
15 22 (0.60%) Sitecore